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Bengal, Odisha brace for third cyclone of year with evacuation & early harvest

December 03, 2021 3:18 am

The Meteorological Department said the cylcone may not affect West Bengal, but predicted torrential rain in some parts on December 4-6.

Cyclone Jawad: Y S Jagan orders evacuation of people in low-lying areas

December 02, 2021 12:34 pm

🔴The IMD has warned of light to moderate rainfall at many places with heavy rainfall at isolated places over north coastal Andhra Pradesh

Australia declares La Niña for second year in a row

November 23, 2021 10:22 am

La Niña is typically associated with greater rainfall, more tropical cyclones, and cooler than average temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean.

Death toll in Cyclone Shaheen now 13 as storm churns in Oman

October 04, 2021 6:18 pm

Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan province saw 122 people go to the hospital Sunday after a dust storm spun up by the cyclone caused them to suffer from eye, heart and lung problem.

Cyclone Shaheen Tracker Highlights: Cyclone Shaheen hits Oman, three killed, flights delayed

October 04, 2021 7:24 am

Shaheen Cyclone: A child who had been swept away by water was found dead and another person was missing.

Woman dies in Bharuch wall collapse as another cyclone brews off Gujarat coast

September 29, 2021 11:28 pm

According to the IMD, another cyclone — Shaheen — was likely to develop in the North Arabian Sea by Thursday morning from the intensification of the remnants of cyclone Gulab.

Cyclone Gulab damages Indian crops just before harvesting

September 29, 2021 6:07 pm

Lower production could force India, the world's biggest importer of edible oils and pulses, to increase overseas purchases of these commodities.

Cyclone Shaheen to emerge off Gujarat coast by Friday morning, headed to Pakistan

September 29, 2021 8:52 pm

Cyclone Shaheen: As this cyclone is expected to move away from India's west coast and headed towards Pakistan - Makran coasts, there is no direct threat to India.

Cyclone Gulab could give rise to another cyclone in Arabian Sea by Sept 30: IMD

September 27, 2021 4:52 pm

As on Monday morning, the deep depression associated with cyclone Gulab was located 65 kms south of Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh and 150 kms east-northeast of Bhadrachalam in Telangana.

Cylone Gulab: Heavy rain alert across Maharashtra

September 26, 2021 6:54 pm

Chandrapur is under red alert on Monday, indicating extremely heavy rainfall over the district. Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and 17 other districts are likely to receive heavy rainfall, accompanied by gusty winds, thunderstorms and lightning in the ghat area.


Cyclone Gulab hits Odisha, Andhra coasts; relief, rescue teams on alert

September 26, 2021 10:46 pm

Cyclone Gulab, that began its landfall process on Sunday evening, is likely to cross North Andhra Pradesh-South Odisha coasts between Kalingapatnam and Gopalpur with a maximum sustained wind speed of 75-85 kmph gusting to 96 kmph.

Mozambique: More than 1 lakh at risk after second cyclone in 6 weeks

April 29, 2019 4:06 pm

Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction. One death has been confirmed so far and 160,000 people are at risk, with more torrential rain forecast for the days ahead.

Cyclone Idai claims more than 1,000 lives in Zimbabwe, Mozambique

March 22, 2019 6:58 am

The cyclone hit land near Beira on Thursday and moved inland throughout the weekend, leaving heavy rains in its trail on Tuesday. More rural areas remained unaccessible.

Cyclone Titli claims 16 lives in Odisha, 8 in Andhra Pradesh

October 15, 2018 10:55 am

As Cyclone Titli made landfall near the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border last week, at least sixteen people were killed in Odisha and eight people in Andhra Pradesh till now.

Fierce storm lashes southeast Australia

April 22, 2015 9:07 am

The storm has pounded Sydney and other parts of New South Wales state since Monday.

The Big Picture: After the waves pulled back

December 21, 2014 12:05 pm

Two natural disasters struck the coast of Tamil Nadu, both in the month of December — one, a cyclone 50 years ago, and the other, the tsunami of 2004.


Dyson Cyclone V10, JBL BoomBox and Zebronics Closic Mirror: 3 offbeat gadgets

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

We look at three gadgets that are different but still worth recommending. The Dyson Cyclone V10 absolute pro cordless vacuum cleaner, JBL BoomBox and Zebronics Closic Mirror have unique features, but still good enough to make for good buys.

India sends 44 tonnes of relief material to help Fiji

February 25, 2016 4:07 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Government of India (GoI) is sending relief material to help cyclone hit Fiji. Relief material, which is being airlifted from New Delhi and Chennai, is being sent to Fiji's capital Suva. The relief material includes basic food supplies, medicines, tents and kitchen sets. The relief material is being sent in consultation with Officiating Ambassador of India in the Fiji capital Suva. The island nation of Fiji was hit by category five Cyclone Winston, with wind speed 325 km/hr and waves up to 12m high. The cyclone has caused widespread damage to the housing stock and power disruption in the island nation.